Stock’s Trend Analysis Report: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM), Morgan Stanley (MS), Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) climbed 0.23% during last trading as the stock added $0.16 to finish the day at $68.29 with about 4.2M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 9.9M. The $100.86B market cap company, which fluctuated between $67.71 and $68.42 during the day, currently situated 66.15% above its 52 week low of $42.24 and -4.65% away from its one year high of $71.62. The RSI of 57.65 indicates the stock is neither overvalued nor undervalued at the current levels, hold for now.

QUALCOMM Incorporated develops, designs, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT); Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL); and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on code division multiple access (CDMA), orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and other technologies for use in voice and data communications, networking, application processing, multimedia, and global positioning system products. The QTL segment grants licenses or provides rights to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which include various patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of certain wireless products comprising products implementing CDMA2000, WCDMA, CDMA TDD, and/or LTE standards, as well as their derivatives. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including digital media, e-commerce, healthcare, and wearable devices for supporting the design and introduction of new products and services for voice and data communications. The company also develops and offers products for implementation of small cells; mobile health products and services; software products, and content and push-to-talk enablement services to wireless operators; and development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors. In addition, it licenses chipset technology and products for data centers. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Morgan Stanley (MS) gained $0.06 to close the day at a new closing price of $41.1, a 0.15% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 97.82% above its 52 week low of $21.16. A total of 4.03M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 12.36M. The stock, which fluctuated between $40.79 and $41.2 during the day, currently situated -0.19% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 23.09% in the past one month and up by 32.69% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $35.96 and RSI of 82.78, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals worldwide. The company’s Institutional Securities segment offers capital raising and financial advisory services, including services related to the underwriting of debt, equity, and other securities, as well as advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, real estate, and project finance. This segment also provides sales and trading services, such as sales, financing, and market-making services in equity securities and fixed income products, including foreign exchange and commodities, as well as prime brokerage services; and corporate lending services, credit products, and investments and research services. Its Wealth Management segment offers various financial services and solutions covering brokerage and investment advisory services, market-making services in fixed income securities, financial and wealth planning services, annuity and insurance products, credit and other lending products, and banking and retirement plan services to individual investors, small-to-medium sized businesses, and institutions. The company’s Investment Management segment provides various investment strategies and products comprising asset management, including equity, fixed income, liquidity, alternatives, and managed futures products. This segment is also involved in merchant banking and real estate investing businesses. Morgan Stanley was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) had a active trading with around 4.01M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.11M. The stock traded between $40.04 and $40.35 before closing at the price of $40.27 with 0.42% change on the day. The Redwood City California 94065 based company is currently trading 22.93% above its 52 week low of $33.13 and -3.54% below its 52 week high of $42. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 66.02 and $44.58 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

 

Trader’s Buzzers: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW), Oracle Corporation (ORCL), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) traded within a range of $38.11 to $39.22 after opening the day at $38.44. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 19.91% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.28% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $39.11 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 1.8% above its 52 week high of $39.22 and 83.1% above its 12-month low of $21.51. The shares are up by over 28.55% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 83.17 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

The Charles Schwab Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, money management, custody, and financial advisory services. The company operates through two segments, Investor Services and Advisor Services. The Investor Services segment provides retail brokerage and banking services, retirement plan services, and other corporate brokerage services; and stock plan services, compliance solutions, and mutual fund clearing services, as well as engages in the off-platform sales business. The Advisor Services segment provides custodial, trading, and support services; and retirement and corporate brokerage retirement services. The company provides brokerage accounts with cash management capabilities; third-party mutual funds through the Mutual Fund Marketplace, including no-transaction fee mutual funds through the Mutual Fund OneSource service, which includes proprietary mutual funds, plus mutual fund trading, and clearing services to broker-dealers; exchange-traded funds (ETFs), including proprietary and third-party ETFs; and advice solutions, such as managed portfolios of proprietary and third-party mutual funds and ETFs, separately managed accounts, customized personal advice for tailored portfolios, and specialized planning and portfolio management. It also offers banking products and services, including checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit, first lien residential real estate mortgage loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, and Pledged Asset Lines; and trust services comprising trust custody services, personal trust reporting services, and administrative trustee services. The company serves individuals and institutional clients in the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, London, and Hong Kong. The Charles Schwab Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.02% or $0.01 to close the day at $40.1 on light trading volume of 11.08M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.11M. The Redwood City California 94065 based company has been outperforming the application software group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 3.2%, compared to the industry which has advanced 3.2% over the same period. With RSI of 64.52, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $44.58, making it a hold for now.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) gained $0.32 to close the day at a new closing price of $93.97, a 0.34% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 282.75% above its 52 week low of $24.75. A total of 11.07M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 10.94M. The stock currently situated -0.87% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 30.75% in the past one month and up by 52.72% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $84.29 and RSI of 76.52, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

NVIDIA Corporation operates as a visual computing company worldwide. It operates in two segments, GPU and Tegra Processor. The GPU segment offers processors, which include GeForce for PC gaming; Quadro for design professionals working in computer-aided design, video editing, special effects, and other creative applications; Tesla for deep learning, accelerated computing, and general purpose computing; and GRID for cloud-based streaming on gaming devices. The Tegra Processor segment provides processors that integrate a computer onto a single chip under the Tegra brand name; DRIVE automotive computers, which offer supercomputing capabilities; and tablet and portable devices for mobile gaming under the SHIELD name. The company’s products are used in gaming, professional visualization, datacenter, and automotive markets. It sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, motherboard manufacturers, add-in board manufacturers, and retailers/distributors. NVIDIA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

 

Trader’s Buzzers: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW), Oracle Corporation (ORCL), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) traded within a range of $38.11 to $39.22 after opening the day at $38.44. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 19.91% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.28% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $39.11 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding 1.8% above its 52 week high of $39.22 and 83.1% above its 12-month low of $21.51. The shares are up by over 28.55% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 83.17 is bearish. The technical indicator is offering a warning sign that the stock can’t keep current pace going.

The Charles Schwab Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, money management, custody, and financial advisory services. The company operates through two segments, Investor Services and Advisor Services. The Investor Services segment provides retail brokerage and banking services, retirement plan services, and other corporate brokerage services; and stock plan services, compliance solutions, and mutual fund clearing services, as well as engages in the off-platform sales business. The Advisor Services segment provides custodial, trading, and support services; and retirement and corporate brokerage retirement services. The company provides brokerage accounts with cash management capabilities; third-party mutual funds through the Mutual Fund Marketplace, including no-transaction fee mutual funds through the Mutual Fund OneSource service, which includes proprietary mutual funds, plus mutual fund trading, and clearing services to broker-dealers; exchange-traded funds (ETFs), including proprietary and third-party ETFs; and advice solutions, such as managed portfolios of proprietary and third-party mutual funds and ETFs, separately managed accounts, customized personal advice for tailored portfolios, and specialized planning and portfolio management. It also offers banking products and services, including checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit, first lien residential real estate mortgage loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, and Pledged Asset Lines; and trust services comprising trust custody services, personal trust reporting services, and administrative trustee services. The company serves individuals and institutional clients in the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, London, and Hong Kong. The Charles Schwab Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 0.02% or $0.01 to close the day at $40.1 on light trading volume of 11.08M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 12.11M. The Redwood City California 94065 based company has been outperforming the application software group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 3.2%, compared to the industry which has advanced 3.2% over the same period. With RSI of 64.52, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $44.58, making it a hold for now.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) gained $0.32 to close the day at a new closing price of $93.97, a 0.34% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 282.75% above its 52 week low of $24.75. A total of 11.07M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 10.94M. The stock, which fluctuated between $92.77 and $95.25 during the day, currently situated -0.87% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 30.75% in the past one month and up by 52.72% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $84.29 and RSI of 76.52, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

NVIDIA Corporation operates as a visual computing company worldwide. It operates in two segments, GPU and Tegra Processor. The GPU segment offers processors, which include GeForce for PC gaming; Quadro for design professionals working in computer-aided design, video editing, special effects, and other creative applications; Tesla for deep learning, accelerated computing, and general purpose computing; and GRID for cloud-based streaming on gaming devices. The Tegra Processor segment provides processors that integrate a computer onto a single chip under the Tegra brand name; DRIVE automotive computers, which offer supercomputing capabilities; and tablet and portable devices for mobile gaming under the SHIELD name. The company’s products are used in gaming, professional visualization, datacenter, and automotive markets. It sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, motherboard manufacturers, add-in board manufacturers, and retailers/distributors. NVIDIA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

 

Stocks on the Move: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW), Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) continued its downward trend with the stock declining -1.97% or $-2.26 to close the day at $112.74 on light trading volume of 11.6M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.7M. The New Brunswick New Jersey 08933 based company has been outperforming the drug manufacturers – major group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 12.8%, compared to the industry which has dropped -2.1% over the same period. With RSI of 37.32, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $126.32, making it a hold for now.

Johnson & Johnson, together with its subsidiaries, researches and develops, manufactures, and sells various products in the health care field worldwide. It operates through three segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. The Consumer segment offers baby care products under the JOHNSON’S brand name; oral care products under the LISTERINE brand name; skin care products under the AVEENO, CLEAN & CLEAR, DABAO, JOHNSON’S Adult, LE PETITE MARSEILLAIS, LUBRIDERM, NEUTROGENA, and RoC brand names; women’s health products, such as sanitary pads under the STAYFREE and CAREFREE, and o.b. tampon brand names; wound care products, including adhesive bandages under the BAND-AID brand name and first aid products under the NEOSPORIN brand name. This segment also provides over-the-counter medicines, including acetaminophen products under the TYLENOL brand name; cold, flu, and allergy products under the SUDAFED brand name; allergy products under the BENADRYL and ZYRTEC brand names; ibuprofen products under the MOTRIN IB brand name; and heartburn products under the PEPCID brand name. The Pharmaceutical segment provides various products in the areas of immunology, infectious diseases and vaccines, neuroscience, oncology, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The Medical Devices segment offers orthopaedic products; general surgery, biosurgical, endomechanical, and energy products; electrophysiology products to treat cardiovascular disease; sterilization and disinfection products to reduce surgical infection; blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery products; and disposable contact lenses. The company offers its products to general public, retail outlets and distributors, wholesalers, hospitals, and health care professionals for prescription use, as well as for use in the professional fields by physicians, nurses, hospitals, eye care professionals, and clinics. Johnson & Johnson was founded in 1885 and is based in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) climbed 0.37% during last trading as the stock added $0.14 to finish the day at $38.24 with about 11.45M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 8.51M. The $50.1B market cap company, which fluctuated between $37.74 and $38.42 during the day, currently situated 79.03% above its 52 week low of $21.51 and 0.24% away from its one year high of $38.42. The RSI of 81.1 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

The Charles Schwab Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, money management, custody, and financial advisory services. The company operates through two segments, Investor Services and Advisor Services. The Investor Services segment provides retail brokerage and banking services, retirement plan services, and other corporate brokerage services; and stock plan services, compliance solutions, and mutual fund clearing services, as well as engages in the off-platform sales business. The Advisor Services segment provides custodial, trading, and support services; and retirement and corporate brokerage retirement services. The company provides brokerage accounts with cash management capabilities; third-party mutual funds through the Mutual Fund Marketplace, including no-transaction fee mutual funds through the Mutual Fund OneSource service, which includes proprietary mutual funds, plus mutual fund trading, and clearing services to broker-dealers; exchange-traded funds (ETFs), including proprietary and third-party ETFs; and advice solutions, such as managed portfolios of proprietary and third-party mutual funds and ETFs, separately managed accounts, customized personal advice for tailored portfolios, and specialized planning and portfolio management. It also offers banking products and services, including checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit, first lien residential real estate mortgage loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, and Pledged Asset Lines; and trust services comprising trust custody services, personal trust reporting services, and administrative trustee services. The company serves individuals and institutional clients in the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, London, and Hong Kong. The Charles Schwab Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) saw its value increase by 0.5% as the stock gained $0.2 to finish the day at a closing price of $40.09. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $33.13-$42 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $39.81 to $40.12 during the day, are down by -2.01% in the past three months and up by 0.66% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.86% above its 20 day moving average and 3.07% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $44.58 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 65.04. The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

 

Investor’s Alert: Staples, Inc. (SPLS), Oracle Corporation (ORCL), J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Staples, Inc. (SPLS) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 3.9% or $0.35 to close the day at $9.33 on lower than average trading volume of 13.91M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7.7M. The Framingham Massachusetts 01701 based company has been underperforming the specialty retail, other companies by 12.4364% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 2.58% YTD, versus the specialty retail, other industry which is up 13.37% for the same period. The RSI of 79.98 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Staples, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates office products superstores. It operates in three segments: North American Stores & Online, North American Commercial, and International Operations. The company offers a range of office supplies, business technology products, facility and breakroom supplies, computers and mobility products, and office furniture under the Staples, Quill, and other proprietary brands. It also provides copy and print services, as well as technology services. The company sells and delivers office products and services directly to businesses and consumers through its Staples.com and Staples.ca, and Quill.com Websites, as well as through retail stores, and Internet and direct mail catalogs. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,907 retail stores; and 104 distribution and fulfillment centers in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) had a active trading with around 13.3M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.99M. The stock traded between $39.67 and $40.29 before closing at the price of $40.25 with 1.39% change on the day. The Redwood City California 94065 based company is currently trading 22.87% above its 52 week low of $33.13 and -3.59% below its 52 week high of $42. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 69.71 and $44.61 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

  1. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) traded within a range of $9.09 to $9.45 after opening the day at $9.2. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 41.59% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.72% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $9.43 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -21.35% below its 52 week high of $11.99 and 57.17% above its 12-month low of $6. The shares are down by over -8% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 59.9 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.
  2. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., sells merchandise through department stores in the United States. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings, as well as provides various services, including styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of January 30, 2016, it operated approximately 1,021 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Website, jcpenney.com. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

 

Trader’s Buzzers: Oracle Corporation (ORCL), Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR), U.S. Bancorp (USB)

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) traded within a range of $38.68 to $39.22 after opening the day at $38.89. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 8.89% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.33% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $39.17 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -6.18% below its 52 week high of $42 and 19.57% above its 12-month low of $33.13. The shares are down by over -4.58% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 57.23 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.85% or $0.06 to close the day at $3.3 on light trading volume of 13.52M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 22.24M. The Norwalk Connecticut 06851 based company has been underperforming the telecom services – domestic group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock losing -24.58%, compared to the industry which has advanced 11.41% over the same period. With RSI of 32.89, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $4.85, making it a hold for now.

Frontier Communications Corporation provides regulated and unregulated voice, data, and video services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in the United States. The company offers residential services, such as fiber-to-the-home and fiber-to-the-node broadband, as well as traditional copper-based broadband products; and commercial services, including Ethernet, dedicated Internet, multiprotocol label switching, time division multiplexing, data transport services, and optical transport services. It also provides Frontier Secure suite of products for computer security, cloud backup and sharing, identity protection, equipment insurance, and technical support; unified messaging services comprising call forwarding, conference calling, caller identification, voicemail, and call waiting services; long distance network services; and packages of communications services. In addition, the company offers switched access services that facilitate other carriers to use the company’s facilities to originate and terminate their local and long distance voice traffic; satellite TV video services; and a range of third-party communications equipment to small, medium, and enterprise business customers. As of December 31, 2015, it had approximately 3,124,200 residential customers; approximately 289,200 business customers; and 2,462,100 broadband subscribers. The company also operates a retail store in Southern California. The company was formerly known as Citizens Communications Company and changed its name to Frontier Communications Corporation in July 2008. Frontier Communications Corporation was founded in 1927 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.

U.S. Bancorp (USB) dropped $-0.03 to close the day at a new closing price of $48.7, a -0.06% decrease in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 33.95% above its 52 week low of $37.07. A total of 13.45M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 7.17M. The stock, which fluctuated between $48.04 and $48.73 during the day, currently situated -0.1% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 14.% in the past one month and up by 13.42% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $46.14 and RSI of 82.79, the stock still has upside potential, making it a sell for now.

U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States. It offers depository services, which include checking accounts, savings accounts, and time certificate contracts; and lending services, such as traditional credit products, as well as credit card services, leasing financing, import/export trade, asset-backed lending, agricultural finance, and other products. The company also provides ancillary services, including capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate customers; and a range of asset management and fiduciary services for individuals, estates, foundations, business corporations, and charitable organizations. In addition, it offers investment and insurance products to the company’s customers principally within its markets, as well as fund administration services to a range of mutual and other funds. Further, the company provides corporate and purchasing card, and corporate trust services; and merchant processing services, as well as offers cash and investment management, ATM processing, mortgage banking, and brokerage and leasing services. It serves individuals, businesses, institutional organizations, governmental entities, and other financial institutions. The company offers its services through a network of 3,133 banking offices primarily in the Midwest and West regions of the United States; and a network of 4,936 ATMs, as well as through on-line services and over mobile devices. U.S. Bancorp was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

Trader’s Buzzers: Oracle Corporation (ORCL), U.S. Bancorp (USB), Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) traded within a range of $39.11 to $39.67 after opening the day at $39.39. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 9.25% so far this year. The stock was down close to -0.38% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $39.3 per share. After the recent fall, the stock is currently holding -5.86% below its 52 week high of $42 and 19.97% above its 12-month low of $33.13. The shares are down by over -4.52% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 60.81 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

U.S. Bancorp (USB) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 1.73% or $0.83 to close the day at $48.73 on light trading volume of 15.19M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 7M. The Minneapolis Minnesota 55402 based company has been outperforming the regional – midwest banks group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 17.94%, compared to the industry which has advanced 21.66% over the same period. With RSI of 83.43, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $46.14, making it a hold for now.

U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States. It offers depository services, which include checking accounts, savings accounts, and time certificate contracts; and lending services, such as traditional credit products, as well as credit card services, leasing financing, import/export trade, asset-backed lending, agricultural finance, and other products. The company also provides ancillary services, including capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate customers; and a range of asset management and fiduciary services for individuals, estates, foundations, business corporations, and charitable organizations. In addition, it offers investment and insurance products to the company’s customers principally within its markets, as well as fund administration services to a range of mutual and other funds. Further, the company provides corporate and purchasing card, and corporate trust services; and merchant processing services, as well as offers cash and investment management, ATM processing, mortgage banking, and brokerage and leasing services. It serves individuals, businesses, institutional organizations, governmental entities, and other financial institutions. The company offers its services through a network of 3,133 banking offices primarily in the Midwest and West regions of the United States; and a network of 4,936 ATMs, as well as through on-line services and over mobile devices. U.S. Bancorp was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) gained $0.04 to close the day at a new closing price of $14.93, a 0.27% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 132.35% above its 52 week low of $6.52. A total of 15.12M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 17.17M. The stock, which fluctuated between $14.45 and $15 during the day, currently situated -19.07% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 2.4% in the past one month and down by -1.58% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $18.16 and RSI of 56.6, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

Marathon Oil Corporation operates as an energy company. It operates through three segments: North America E&P, International E&P, and Oil Sands Mining. The North America E&P segment develops, explores for, produces, and markets crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in North America. The International Exploration and Production segment explores for, produces, and markets crude oil and condensate, natural gas liquids, and natural gas in Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Libya, and the United Kingdom; and produces and markets products manufactured from natural gas, such as liquefied natural gas and methanol in Equatorial Guinea. The Oil Sands Mining segment mines, extracts, and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta and Canada; and upgrades the bitumen to produce and market synthetic crude oil and vacuum gas oil. As of December 31, 2015, it had rights to participate in developed and undeveloped leases totaling approximately 32,000 net acres. The company was formerly known as USX Corporation and changed its name to Marathon Oil Corporation in July 2001. Marathon Oil Corporation was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

 

Traders Watch list: Oracle Corporation (ORCL), Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS), Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) saw its value decrease by -0.33% as the stock dropped $-0.13 to finish the day at a closing price of $39.45. The stock was higher in trading and has fluctuated between $33.13-$42 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $39.18 to $39.81 during the day, are down by -4.32% in the past three months and down by -0.55% over the past six months. It is currently trading 2.51% above its 20 day moving average and 1.03% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $44.61 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 58.94.The technical indicator lead us to believe there will be no major movement any time soon, hold.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) shares were down in last trading by -2.58% to $11.69. It experienced lighter than average volume on day. The stock increased in value by almost 13.39% over the past week and grew 4.37% in the past month. It is currently trading 9.72% above its 50 day moving average and 31.44% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent decrease in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -7.15% decrease in value from its one year high of $12.51. The RSI indicator value of 57.96, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now.

Oasis Petroleum Inc., an independent exploration and production company, focuses on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the North Dakota and Montana regions of the Williston Basin. Its principal projects are located in West Williston and East Nesson. As of December 31, 2015, the company had 484,745 net leasehold acres in the Williston Basin; and approximately 218.2 million barrels of oil equivalent of estimated net proved reserves. Oasis Petroleum Inc. sells its oil and natural gas to refiners, marketers, and other purchasers that have access to pipeline and rail facilities. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) traded within a range of $15.99 to $16.57 after opening the day at $16.03. The company has seen its stock increase in value by 11.67% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.55% on active volume in last trading session and closed at $16.48 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -10.06% below its 52 week high of $18.56 and 40.76% above its 12-month low of $12.17. The shares are down by over -8.18% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 66.03 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm primarily engages in the ownership and operation of hotel properties. It invests in the real estate markets of United States. It also invests in Canada, Mexico, Chile, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and Poland. The firm primarily invests in luxury and upper upscale hotels. It was formerly known as Host Marriott Corporation. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. was founded in 1927 and is based in Bethesda, Maryland.

 

Stocks To Track: United States Steel Corp. (X), MannKind Corp. (MNKD), Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

United States Steel Corp. (X) climbed 0.41% during last trading as the stock added $0.1 to finish the day at $24.66 with about 27.02M shares changing hands, compared to its three month average trading volume of 18.18M. The $3.79B market cap company, which fluctuated between $24.1 and $25.2 during the day, currently situated 306.39% above its 52 week low of $6.15 and -10.4% away from its one year high of $27.64. The RSI of 77.52 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products in North America and Europe. It operates through three segments: Flat-Rolled Products (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular). The Flat-Rolled segment offers slabs, rounds, strip mill plates, sheets, and tin mill products. This segment serves customers in the automotive, consumer and the combined industrial, service center, and mining commercial markets. The USSE segment provides slabs, sheets, strip mill plates, tin mill products, and spiral welded pipes, as well as heating radiators and refractory ceramic materials. This segment serves customers in the construction, service center, conversion, container, transportation, appliance and electrical, oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The Tubular segment offers seamless and electric resistance welded steel casing and tubing; and standard and line pipe and mechanical tubing products primarily to customers in the oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The company also provides railroad services; and owns, develops, and manages various real estate assets. United States Steel Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

MannKind Corp. (MNKD) gained $0.15 to close the day at a new closing price of $0.62, a 33.16% increase in value from its previous closing price that moved the stock 51.22% above its 52 week low of $0.41. A total of 26.77M shares exchanged hands during the day compared with its three month average trading volume of 3.7M. The stock, which fluctuated between $0.55 and $0.67 during the day, currently situated -79.5% below its 52 week high. The stock is up by 4.45% in the past one month and down by -37.84% over the past three months. With a one year target estimate of $0 and RSI of 61.56, the stock still has upside potential, making it a hold for now.

MannKind Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapeutic products for diabetes patients in the United States. Its approved product is AFREZZA, a rapid-acting, inhaled insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. MannKind Corporation has license and collaboration agreement with Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH for the development of AFREZZA. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Valencia, California.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) had a active trading with around 26.71M shares changing hands compared to its three month average trading volume of 11.49M. The stock traded between $39.3 and $40.06 before closing at the price of $39.58 with 0.08% change on the day. The Redwood City California 94065 based company is currently trading 20.82% above its 52 week low of $33.13 and -5.19% below its 52 week high of $42. Both the RSI indicator and target price of 62.93 and $44.61 respectively, lead us to believe that it should be put on hold over the coming weeks.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

 

Momentum Stocks in Focus: Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ARIA), Oracle Corporation (ORCL), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ARIA) managed to rebound with the stock climbing 23.3% or $2.16 to close the day at $11.43 on light trading volume of 19.85M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 6.76M. The Cambridge Massachusetts 02139 based company has been outperforming the biotechnology group over the past 52 weeks, with the stock gaining 66.86%, compared to the industry which has dropped -3.01% over the same period. With RSI of 59.64, the stock should still continue to rise and get closer to its one year target estimate of $13.05, making it a hold for now.

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an oncology company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of drugs for cancer patients in the United States and internationally. It offers Iclusig (ponatinib), a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) for the treatment of adult patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the United States, the European Union, Australia, Switzerland, Israel, and Canada. The company also develops Brigatinib, an investigational inhibitor of anaplastic lymphoma kinase for the treatment of various patients with a form of non-small cell lung cancer; and AP32788, for treating non-small cell lung cancer and various other solid tumors. It markets and sells Iclusig through specialty pharmacy in the United States. The company has license agreements with Medinol Ltd. to develop and commercialize stents and other medical devices to deliver ridaforolimus. ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) grew with the stock adding 1.07% or $0.42 to close at $39.55 on active trading volume of 19.5M compared its three months average trading volume of 11.33M. The Redwood City California 94065 based company operating under the Application Software industry has been trending up for the last 52 weeks, with the shares price now 0.61% up for the period and up by 9.94% so far this year. With price target of $44.61 and a 20.73% rebound from 52-week low, Oracle Corporation has plenty of upside potential, making it a hold with a view buy.

Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, application software, cloud infrastructure, hardware systems, and related services worldwide. It offers services in three primary layers of the cloud: Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service. The company licenses its Oracle Database software, which enables storage, retrieval, and manipulation of various forms of data; and Oracle Fusion Middleware software to build, deploy, secure, access, and integrate business applications, as well as automate their business processes. It also provides a range of software for mobile computing to address the development needs of businesses; and Java, a software development language. In addition, the company offers application software, such as human capital and talent management, customer experience and customer relationship management, financial management and governance, risk and compliance, procurement, project portfolio management, supply chain management, business analytics and enterprise performance management, and industry-specific application software. Further, it offers hardware systems products, such as Oracle Engineered Systems, servers, storage, networking, industry specific hardware, virtualization software, operating systems, management software, and related hardware services. Additionally, the company offers customers with rights to software product upgrades and maintenance releases, patches released, and Internet access to technical content, as well as Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. The company also provides consulting services, such as IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade; customer support services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) continued its upward trend with the stock climbing 7.7% or $6.52 to close the day at $91.2 on lower than average trading volume of 19.28M shares, compared to its three month average trading volume of 4.41M. The Peoria Illinois 61630 based company has been outperforming the farm & construction machinery companies by 10.4188% for last three months and its recent gains have pushed the stock slightly up 39.75% YTD, versus the farm & construction machinery industry which is up 29.21% for the same period. The RSI of 72.06 indicates the stock is overbought at the current levels, sell for now.

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. The company’s Construction Industries segment offers backhoe, small wheel, skid steer, multi-terrain, compact track, medium and compact wheel, and track-type loaders; mini, wheel, and track excavators; track-type tractors; and select work tools, motor graders, telehandlers, soil compactors, and pipelayers, as well as its related parts for the heavy and general construction, rental, mining and quarry, and aggregates markets. Its Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovels; draglines; drills; highwall and longwall miners; hard rock vehicles; articulated, large mining, and off-highway trucks; large wheel loaders; wheel tractor scrapers; wheel dozers; machinery components; hard rock continuous mining systems; electronics and control systems; and select work tools for use in mining and quarry applications. The company’s Energy & Transportation segment offers reciprocating engines, generator sets, marine propulsion systems, gas turbines and turbine-related services, diesel-electric locomotives, and other rail-related products and services. Its Financial Products segment provides retail and wholesale financing for Caterpillar equipment, machinery, and engines; offers property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance; insurance brokerage services; and purchases short-term trade receivables. The company’s All Other segments remanufactures Cat engines and components, and provides remanufacturing services for other companies; offers business strategy, and development, management, manufacturing, marketing, and support primarily for paving, forestry, industrial, waste, and Cat products. The company was formerly known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. and changed its name to Caterpillar Inc. in 1986. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois.